Careers at CES

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Careers at CES

Mission

Our mission is to develop and foster educational excellence and opportunity for all learners through collaboration, and leadership. We believe that obstacles to learning can be overcome, and once that happens, learning is natural for everyone.

We value:

  • Quality and excellence
  • Inovation, creativity and vision
  • Inclusiveness, equity and diversity
  • Collaboration with others

Social Justice and Equity

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We are taking action together to challenge racism and support equity, we also commit to making our work intersectional by taking on sexism, classism, heterosexism, youth oppression, transgender oppression, religious oppression, ableism, sizeism, and more. We are doing this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. In doing so, we are building capacity to support and assist schools, and districts responding to their educators' and students' needs with an increased and intentional focus on matters of bias, social justice, and equity.

We hope that you will join us in this work!

Equal Opportunity

CES is an equal opportunity employer and is particularly interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds, especially candidates whose backgrounds are well-suited to understanding and addressing the needs of the diverse student populations we serve.

CES is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, CES will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Cheryl Rogers, Director of Human Resources at crogers@collaborative.org.

 


Open position titles listed below are organized by region and coded to reflect the hiring program (e.g., SpecEd, DYS, ProfDev, etc.).

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is currently seeking a a MA licensed secondary level Special Education Teacher to work in an adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Worcester, MA for the remainder of the school year (2019-2020). Massachusetts license, secondary level, required. Appropriate teacher license in Special Education desirable.

Teachers in SEIS schools are part of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.  Successful candidates may be eligible for the teacher loan forgiveness program.

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence through coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
 
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.  
 
We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:
  • You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
  • You value professionalism and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs.
  • Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate.
  • Implement effective instructional strategies and research based on curriculum, in accordance with the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures.
 We are especially excited about candidates with experience working in institutional settings.  
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
SEIS - Western Region
280 Tinkham Road
01129 Springfield , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is currently seeking a dedicated ELA Teacher to work in adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Worcester, MA for the remainder of the school year (2019-2020). Massachusetts license, secondary level, required. Appropriate teacher license in Special Education desirable.

Teachers in SEIS schools are part of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.  Successful candidates may be eligible for the teacher loan forgiveness program.

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence through coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
 
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.  
 
We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:
  • You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
  • You value professionalism and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs.
  • Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate.
  • Implement effective instructional strategies and research based on curriculum, in accordance with the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures.
 We are especially excited about candidates with experience working in institutional settings.  
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
 
Worcester MA - SEIS/DMH
309 Belmont St
01604 Worcester , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a MA Licensed secondary level Math Teacher to work at an adolescent Department of Mental Health program in Tewksbury, MA for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Experience working in institutional settings a plus.  Appropriate teacher license in special education is also desirable.

We may also consider unlicensed applicants – if you feel this is the right job for you, please apply!  CES has a Licensure Program to help you get your teaching career off to a great start.  Our convenient locations and hybrid-online format can help you easily make the transition to licensed teaching. 

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time.  If you need it, sick leave may be advanced; 4.5 days for new hires; prorated based on start date. Teachers are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.

We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is a foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. 

We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:

  • You are an innovative, creative and collaborative secondary level Math Teacher; or an educator willing to secure an 8-12 level license at renewal, or within 2 years of renewal which occurs in the 19-20 academic year.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • You welcome the opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 

  Highlights of What You Will Do:  

  • Provide effective, high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DMH.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs.
  • Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate.

 Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Tewksbury - SEIS
365 East Street
01876 Tewksbury , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) has an immediate opening for a Teaching Coordinator to work at a Department of Youth Services facility in Middleton MA.  CES promotes an environment which supports innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is a foundational to the work we do… together!   We hope that you will join us in this work!

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time.  If you need it, sick leave may be advanced; 4.5 days for new hires; prorated based on start date. Teaching Coordinators are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!

Who We Are:  Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all staff.

We value:  Professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching. 

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. 

This is you:

  • You are innovative, creative and collaborative; and you hold secondary level teaching certification in math.
  • You have supervisory experience.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • You are interested in the opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Assist the Regional Education Coordinator and Assistant Regional Education Coordinator with coordinating on-site educational services.
  • Provide educational leadership and direct educational instruction to youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services.

 Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Experience working in institutional settings a plus.

DYS - Northeast Region
33 Gregory Street
01949 Middleton , MA
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Students are at the heart of our work.

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking to hire a Development Specialist to support the work of the Director of Development to develop new resources and sustain the current resources that enable CES to fulfill its mission and make progress towards strategic goals and objectives. 

The Development Specialist supports day to day operations and implements the project management of our growing portfolio of development work. Candidates who enjoy organization and team work and who desire meaningful work will thrive in a deadline-driven work environment while helping fulfill our mission of reaching and educating learners of all ages. 

This is a permanent position, working 5 days a week, 35 hours a week year-round, with full benefits.

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration please submit materials by January 25th, 2020. 

Administration
97 Hawley Street
01060 Northampton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) seeks a long term substitute teacher to teach at-risk adolescents in residential facilities run by the Northeast Region of the Department of Youth Services.  This 2 month assignment, with an anticipated start date of 2/24/20, is based in Lowell MA. This is an excellent opportunity to experience teaching in an alternative setting in which you can make a difference in the life of a young person.  We hope you will join us in this rewarding work!

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative educators committed to supporting an especially vulnerable population of young people with the tools they need to succeed.  Our educators help students see their world, and themselves, in a new light.

We value: Cutting-edge and culturally responsive instruction, which builds on student strengths.  Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

This is you:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree and/or a MA teacher license; Math and/or Science background a plus.
  • You have a passion for teaching, or have taught, youth who have been placed at risk.
  • You welcome an opportunity to teach small, personalized classes which focus on academic and behavioral success.
Highlights of What You Will Do:
  • Temporarily provide effective high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DYS.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • Provide substitute teaching instruction, which may involve traveling between locations.
DYS - Northeast Region
33 Gregory Street
01949 Middleton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a positive and professional Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist with expertise in early childhood mental health and parenting education.

About The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Team: We are social workers and early childhood development specialists with years of experience in counseling, consulting, teaching, parenting, training, and connecting with community resources. We are passionate about building resilience for children and families, and support early educators in this pursuit.

We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.  We hope that you will join us in this work!

This is you:

  • You hold a MSW and/or are a LICSW. 
  • You have 3 - 5 yrs of experience in the field of early childhood mental health or a related field.
  • You are proficient in the use of technology.
  • You are willing to travel.
  • You are interested in building stronger school-family partnerships in order to improve academic and behavioral outcomes. 
  • You are excited about working with teachers and parents/caregivers to help them be more successful at building on the child's strengths and meeting their needs.
  • You understand that parents/caregivers are the experts on their children and that their involvement with their child's learning and growth is critical.

 Highlights of What You Will Do:

  • Outreach and provide onsite mental health consultation to private early education and care programs to assist them in meeting the social and emotional needs of children and families.
  • Use research-based practices to support your work.
  • Provide parenting education, collateral work with parents and onsite consultation for early educators.
  • Serve as a parenting resource specialist by providing information and guidance to parents and coordinators.
  • Plan and provide parent workshops. 

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Early Childhood
123 Hawley Street
01060 Northampton , MA
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CES is looking for a DYNAMIC LEADER to coordinate its after school program at the West Springfield High School.  The Site coordinator will work closely with CES and high school administration for the management of the after school program. Position responsibilities include: hiring staff to run the homework center; hiring staff to facilitate various enrichment activities; training staff; scheduling school year and any potential summer out of school time programming; attending bi-monthly Manager’s meetings held at CES' main office in Northampton; and attending some after school trainings.

The Site coordinator is responsible for fostering a positive and pro-active relationship with school faculty and administration. The coordinator is responsible for ensuring fiscal and programmatic records are maintained; including data collection for student attendance; and working closely with school day staff to recruit and serve students that need after school programming. The after school program strives to support high academic achievement through a diverse array of programming. Our ideal applicant will have experience in managing programs for youth, experience in education, and atleast a bachelor’s degree preferably in education. This 30-35 hour/week position begins in Jan, 2020 and continues through August, 2020.
After School
123 Hawley St
01060 Northampton , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a MA Licensed secondary level Math Teacher to work at an adolescent Department of Mental Health program in Tewksbury, MA for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Experience working in institutional settings a plus.

We may also consider unlicensed applicants – if you feel this is the right job for you, please apply!  CES has a Licensure Program to help you get your teaching career off to a great start.  Our convenient locations and hybrid-online format can help you easily make the transition to licensed teaching. 

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time.  If you need it, sick leave may be advanced; 4.5 days for new hires; prorated based on start date. Teachers are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.

We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is a foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to. 

We hope that you will join us in this work!
 
This is you:

  • You are an innovative, creative and collaborative secondary level Math Teacher; or an educator willing to secure an 8-12 level license at renewal, or within 2 years of renewal which occurs in the 19-20 academic year.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • The opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 

  Highlights of What You Will Do:  

  • Provide effective, high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DYS.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • Support the development and implementation of multiple pathways for learning, including, as appropriate, GED preparation, diploma, post-secondary coursework, career exploration, and vocational opportunities.
  • Integrate individual student’s education background information to design instruction, including IEP goals and objectives, EYF education and career goals, learning style information, and accommodations as needed.

 Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Tewksbury - SEIS
365 East Street
01876 Tewksbury , MA
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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking Activity Leaders to teach any one of the following: media & technology; hands-on science; movement and dance; creative reading, writing, and storytelling; Service Learning and volunteerism.  AND ... If there is anything you feel middle school aged youth will benefit from, let us know!  We're open to exploring additional learning opportunites for our program participants!  If you love to teach and believe students self-confidence, health, and brain power improves from active learning; this position may be for you!

We are looking for energetic and creative candidates to assist teaching youth in groups of ten.  The position hours are Monday through Friday 3:00pm-5:30pm, starting December, 2019 until the last day of school in June.  Summer work may also be available!  There’s lots of flexibility in scheduling hours, in fact Activity Leaders do not have to commit to the full school year; or full work weeks. Teaching experience is a definite plus.

We welcome applicants who think out of the box or use our curriculum resources, to create learning environments which engage and challenge our activity hungry youngsters. 

Please send your resume and a cover letter which details how you would structure an hour long class. 
After School - Ware
4 Gould Rd
01082 Ware , MA
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